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Corporate Communications Manager

Date: Nov 20, 2022

Location: Columbia, MD, US, 21044

Company: W. R. Grace & Co.


Requisition ID: 20891

Built on talent, technology, and trust, Grace is a leading global supplier of catalysts and engineered materials. The company’s two industry-leading business segments—Catalysts Technologies and Materials Technologies—provide innovative products, technologies, and services that enhance the products and processes of our customers around the world. Grace employs approximately 4,300 people in over 30 countries.


Job Description

In collaboration with the Marketing leader(s) in a specific business, the Manager Corporate Communications plans and directs the development of Corporate Marketing Communications strategies, deliverables, and programs, including digital and traditional design, production, and media services.  The ideal candidate will be results-oriented with the drive to succeed in a highly competitive market.


  • Manages the business' day-to-day advertising/marketing, media relations, creative editorial, and design services.
  • Oversees research and development of corporate communications.
  • Provides strategic and creative recommendations for a variety of communications challenges. 
  • Ensures that new deliverables and initiatives are aligned with strategies and evaluates the ongoing effectiveness of programs.

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree
  • 7-10 years in corporate communications, public relations, or advertising.
  • Demonstrated ability to think strategically using appropriate models and to plan and execute strategies to drive business growth.
  • Must be an excellent communicator and accomplished writer.
  • Must be comfortable interacting with and developing relationships with the company’s customers.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Solid leadership skills and the ability to influence internal clients and manage third-party relationships plus the skills to manage multi-disciplinary projects are essential.


  • Medical, Dental, Vision Insurance
  • Life Insurance and Disability
  • Grace Wellness Program
  • Flexible Workplace
  • Retirement Plans 
  • 401(k) Company Match – Dollar to dollar up to the first 6%
  • Paid Vacation and Holidays
  • Parental Leave
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Company Donation Match Program



Grace is not accepting unsolicited assistance from search firms for this employment opportunity. Please, no phone calls or emails. All resumes submitted by search firms to any employee at Grace via email, the Internet or in any form and/or method without a valid written search agreement in place for this position will be deemed the sole property of Grace. No fee will be paid in the event the candidate is hired by Grace as a result of the referral or through other means.


EOE Statement:  W. R. Grace & Co. is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, veteran status or any other legally protected status.


If you are a qualified individual with a disability or a disabled veteran, you may request a reasonable accommodation.

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